Converting Length Pegs
At Smart Boarding School, we understand the importance of mastering measurement concepts, and we’re here to support your students on their learning journey. Our newest activity, "Converting Length Pegs," is designed to help year 3 and year 4 students develop their skills in converting millimeters, centimeters, and meters in a fun,
interactive way.
Making Measurement Meaningful with Pegs
The "Converting Length Pegs" activity turns abstract measurement conversions into a tangible, handson experience. Here’s what you can expect:

Pages 216: These pages contain a series of cards, each featuring a large measurement at the top (e.g., 6 cm). Below are three different conversion options (e.g., 6 mm, 60 mm, 600 mm).

Pegs: Students use pegs to select the correct answer, reinforcing their understanding of measurement conversions.
How to Conduct the "Converting Length Pegs" Activity

Print and Prepare the Cards: Download and print pages 2 through 16 of the "Converting Length Pegs" activity. Cut out the cards and laminate them for durability.

Provide Pegs: Give each student a set of pegs to use during the activity.

Answer Selection: Students read the large measurement at the top of each card and place a peg on the correct conversion option at the bottom. For example, if the card shows 6 cm, the correct answer might be 60 mm.

Peer Review and Teacher Feedback: Students can check each other’s work, show their answers to the teacher, or use the activity as a fast finisher task.
Educational Benefits

Fine Motor Skills: Using pegs to select answers helps students develop fine motor skills.

Measurement Mastery: This activity provides repetitive practice in converting between millimeters, centimeters, and meters, reinforcing key concepts.

Engaging and Interactive: The handson nature of the activity keeps students engaged and makes learning enjoyable.

Versatile Use: Ideal for math centers, individual practice, or collaborative learning sessions.
Download Your Free "Converting Length Pegs" Activity
Ready to enhance your students’ understanding of length measurement conversions? Click the button below to download the "Converting Length Pegs" activity—a fantastic addition to your math resources.
Empower your students with the skills they need to confidently navigate measurement conversions. With the "Converting Length Pegs" activity, your classroom will be filled with active learning, collaboration, and a deeper comprehension of math concepts. Happy teaching and learning!